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Jenifer Bunis

Sr. Talent Consultant

Jenifer Bunis is a native of Buffalo, New York, and in 1986, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.S. in Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester. Armed with this unique and highly specialized degree, she relocated to Boston to begin her career at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where she worked as a research associate in the Laser Radar Group, on a Star Wars defense program. After two years in this role, Jenifer decided to move away from pure research towards more commercially oriented laser applications. She joined Questek, a manufacturer of Excimer lasers, as an Applications Engineer. Upon the sale of Questek four years later, Jenifer accepted a position as the first Sales Engineer for Synrad, then a small CO2 laser startup in a Seattle suburb. Jenifer stayed at Synrad for almost twenty years, instrumental in the company’s growth concurrent with her own growth in responsibilities along the way. Jenifer advanced from a Sales Engineer to Executive Vice President, gaining valuable experience in operations, business development, sales, and supply chain management. Jenifer’s years of industry experience culminated in her joining the board of Rofin-Sinar, an international laser and systems manufacturer, acquired by Coherent in 2016.

Since 2016, Jenifer has brought 30+ years of direct industry experience in all aspects of Laser/Photonics business including: Components, Systems, and Applications both scientific and industrial, to her role as a Sr Consultant in Talent Acquisition at Rudzinsky Associates. Jenifer’s brings her extensive industry experience as well as an extensive personal / business network in Lasers and Photonics to RA. Jenifer has been an RA Candidate and Client and enjoys utilizing her multi-faceted career to help client organizations find the best talent and candidates meet their career objectives.

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